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Added 13 July, 2022

Mojo Vision, a California-based startup, has shown off a "feature-complete" prototype of its augmented reality smart contact lens. Mojo Vision is hoping to integrate an entire "eye-based UI" into an AR ecosystem that would "provide discreet access to the information you need throughout your day — all while letting you look like yourself," a...

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Added 13 July, 2022

A smart pet door that claims to recognize your pets — and only your pets is headed to production. Most pet doors are basically just small holes cut into the bottom of a regular door with a plastic flap covering. The problem is that flap offers equal opportunity for wildlife, stray animals and other people's pets to wander in your home and...

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Added 13 July, 2022

The documentary “We Met in Virtual Reality” is the first project of this type to have been filmed entirely in virtual reality. “We Met in VR” debuted at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival to critical acclaim. The film documents some relationships that began during the COVID-19 lockdown, as people turned to VRChat, a new virtual reality platform,...

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Added 27 June, 2022

Stockholm is set to trial 'world's first electric flying ferry' next year. The Candela P-12 Shuttle – said to be the world’s fastest electric ship – is set to start a nine-month trial next year, shuttling passenger between Stockholm city center and the suburb of Ekerö. Thanks to three carbon fibre wings that extend out of the hull, the ferry is...

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Added 27 March, 2022

Regular readers of Wikitrends have see robot chefs popping up in restaurants around the world. Now take that concept, miniaturize it, and integrate it into a vending machine. RoboBurger is basically a burger chef in a vending machine that freshly cooks grilled burgers from scratch, made for airports, colleges, offices, factories, and military...

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Added 6 March, 2022

SWISS and the Lufthansa Group have concluded a strategic collaboration with Synhelion to bring its solar aviation fuel to market. This will make SWISS the first airline in the world to use ‘sun-to-liquid’ fuel, made from a process that uses concentrated sunlight to produce carbon-neutral kerosene. This will make SWISS the first airline in the...

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Added 21 February, 2022

Maersk Supply Service is launching an offshore vessel-charging venture, Stillstrom. The new venture will demonstrate the world’s first full-scale offshore charging station for vessels at an offshore wind farm, working together with Ørsted, both Denmark’s largest energy company and the world’s largest offshore wind developer. “Stillstrom,” which...

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Added 16 February, 2022

A new residential building on Manhattan's west side has been built with thousands of tons of demolition waste. Created by Dutch company StoneCycling, the recycled bricks contain 60% waste, including ceramic toilet bowls, roof tiles, and steel. "The West" was designed by Concrete, the Dutch architecture firm behind Citizen M hotels in New York,...

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Added 13 February, 2022

The Biden administration has unveiled a massively ambitious plan to install roughly 400,000 EV chargers between now and 2030, bringing the total number of publicly available chargers to half a million. The US Departments of Energy and Transportation announced they will dedicate $5 billion over the next five years to the project, making good on...

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Construction has started on an air hub in England which will act as a base for police and delivery drones. The facility, known as Air One, is being built in Coventry ahead of a demonstration event later this year. Backers said sites like around the world could eventually host electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft such as air taxis and...